Item - 2017.CC32.3

Tracking Status

CC32.3 - Structural Re-Alignment of the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer Position

Decision Type:
ACTION
Status:
Adopted
Wards:
All

City Council Decision

City Council on October 2, 3 and 4, 2017, adopted the following:

 

1.  City Council amend Toronto Municipal Code Chapter 169, Officials, City to:

 

a.  introduce the position of Chief Financial Officer, reporting directly to the City Manager, with responsibility for functions related to financial management, specifically including Financial Planning, Corporate Finance, Treasurer's Office, and Finance and Administration, and who is appointed the Treasurer under the City of Toronto Act, 2006;

 

b.  introduce the position of Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services, reporting directly to the City Manager, with responsibility for the balance of the internal services divisions that previously reported to the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer position; and

 

c.  delete the positions of Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and Chief Corporate Officer.

 

2.  City Council appoint Joe Farag to the interim position of Chief Financial Officer, effective October 6, 2017 until such time as the recruitment process has been completed and City Council has approved the appointment of a permanent candidate, and City Council enact a by-law appointing Joe Farag as interim Chief Financial Officer, and as Treasurer under the City of Toronto Act, 2006.

 

3.  City Council appoint Josie Scioli to the permanent position of Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services,  effective October 6, 2017 and City Council enact a by-law appointing Josie Scioli as Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services.

 

4.  City Council authorize the public release of the names and curriculum vitae summaries of Joe Farag and Josie Scioli.

 

5.   City Council direct that where City Council has previously authorized the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer to take any action on behalf of the City, either the Chief Financial Officer or the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services is the successor to the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer and is authorized to act in place of the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer based on the responsibilities assigned to each of them as set out in the report (September 27, 2017) from the City Manager.

 

6.   City Council direct that where City Council has authorized the Chief Corporate Officer to take any action on behalf of the City, the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services is the successor to the Chief Corporate Officer and is authorized to act in place of the Chief Corporate Officer.

 

7.   City Council authorize the City Solicitor, in consultation with the City Clerk, to review the Toronto Municipal Code and identify either the Chief Financial Officer or the Deputy City Manager, Internal Corporate Services as the appropriate successor to the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer throughout the Code based on responsibilities assigned to them as set out in the report (September 27, 2017) from the City Manager, and to introduce a bill to Council to make the necessary amendments to the Code.

 

8.   City Council authorize the City Solicitor to introduce all bills to Council to give effect to City Council's decision.

 

The following curriculum vitae summaries for Joe Farag and Josie Scioli are now public:

 

Joe Farag

 

Employment History

 

City of Toronto                                                                                               1998 - present

Executive Director, Corporate Finance                      2012 - present

Director of Development, Policy and Research         1998 - 2012

 

 

City of North York                                                                                         1990 - 1998

Director, Corporate Finance                                       1990 - 1998

Director Corporate Real Estate,                                  1995 - 1998

Education and Professional Development

 

Education

 

Master, Applied Economics

Carleton University

 

Bachelor of Commerce

University of Toronto

 

 

 

Josie Scioli

 

Employment History

 

City of Toronto

Chief Corporate Officer                                                                                 2012 - present

 

Housing Services Inc.                                                            

Chief Executive Officer                                                                                 2009 - 2012

 

Bell Enterprise                                                                                                2003 - 2008

Senior VP, Business Customer Service and

Operations                                                                   2005 - 2008

Vice President, Customer Service Centre                   2003 - 2005

 

Bell Nexxia                                                                                                     1998 - 2003

VP, Customer Solutions Management                        2002 - 2003

VP, Sales Operations and Customer Care                   2000 - 2002

VP, Finance                                                                 1998 - 1999

 

Worldlinx, Medialinx, Bell Sygma, Advanced Communications                  1990 - 1998

Finance Director and Controller

 

Colorization Inc.                                                                                             1987 - 1989

Controller/Accountant

 

Education and Professional Development

 

Bachelor of Economics, University of Toronto

 

Certified General Accounting Courses (Level 3)

Certified General Accountants of Ontario

 

Executive Coaching, Media Coaching, Workforce reorganizations.

The Judy Project 2004

International Women's Forum Fellowship 2006

Institute of Corporate Directors Certification, beginning November 2017

Confidential Attachment - Personal matters about identifiable persons

Background Information (City Council)

(September 27, 2017) Report from the City Manager on Structural Re-Alignment of the Deputy City Manager and Chief Financial Officer Position (CC32.3)
https://www.toronto.ca/legdocs/mmis/2017/cc/bgrd/backgroundfile-107245.pdf
Confidential Attachment 1 - made public on October 13, 2017 as part of the Council decision
Confidential Attachment 2 - made public on October 13, 2017 as part of the Council decision

Motions (City Council)

Motion to Adopt Item (Carried)

Vote (Adopt Item) Oct-04-2017 8:40 PM

Result: Carried Majority Required - CC32.3 - Adopt the item
Total members that voted Yes: 36 Members that voted Yes are Paul Ainslie, Maria Augimeri, Ana Bail„o, Jon Burnside, Christin Carmichael Greb, Shelley Carroll, Gary Crawford, Joe Cressy, Vincent Crisanti, Janet Davis, Glenn De Baeremaeker, Frank Di Giorgio, Sarah Doucette, Paula Fletcher, Michael Ford, Mary Fragedakis, Mark Grimes, Jim Hart, Michelle Holland, Stephen Holyday, Norman Kelly, Mike Layton, Chin Lee, Josh Matlow, Mary-Margaret McMahon, Joe Mihevc, Denzil Minnan-Wong, Frances Nunziata (Chair), Cesar Palacio, Gord Perks, Anthony Perruzza, Jaye Robinson, Neethan Shan, Michael Thompson, John Tory, Kristyn Wong-Tam
Total members that voted No: 0 Members that voted No are
Total members that were Absent: 8 Members that were absent are John Campbell, Josh Colle, Justin J. Di Ciano, John Filion, Jim Karygiannis, Giorgio Mammoliti, James Pasternak, David Shiner
Source: Toronto City Clerk at www.toronto.ca/council